MUSC 2270 Jazz Improvisation II (2 cr)

Prereq: MUSC 1170

This course is the second in a two-part sequence. Jazz Improvisation 2 provides students with the skills necessary to create music with self-expression in advanced jazz styles. The course includes continued practical application of scales, arpeggios, and melodic lines to the student’s instrument. Transcribing and analyzing solos from recordings by famous jazz artists and independent study with tutorial computer programs are required. Listening and performing in class are major components of the course.